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Fast Facts for Respiratory Therapists in Florida

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Punta Gorda, Gainesville and Deltona
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: West Palm Beach, Fort Walton Beach and Port St. Lucie
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Tampa, Miami and Orlando

Salaries for Respiratory Therapists in Florida

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Sebastian, Cape Coral and Fort Lauderdale

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  • A Los Angeles-based private college offering programs in medical sciences, legal studies, and graphic design since 1985.
  • Has weekend programs, including certified  veterinary technology, nurse assistant, and hemodialysis technician.
  • Showcases visual communication students’ artwork and design through campus magazine.
  • 3 campuses in Southern California.
  • Accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC).

Since 1977, Keiser University has maintained a practical, hands-on approach to career education to help our students achieve their personal and professional goals.  Our student-centered approach remains at the foundation of the Keiser University mission and continues to attract students who prefer a more personal learning experience. 

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Fort Lauderdale
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  • Has specialized in career training since 1982.
  • Offers beginning to advanced training in computer repair, medical assisting, cosmetology, nursing, and more.
  • Continually maintains programs according to industry needs by working closely with industry experts and employers.
  • Provides well-equipped training facilities to give students the advantage of hands-on training.
  • Its instructors attend seminars and workshops to keep current with new technology and topics.
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Miami
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  • Gain Knowledge and Skills While You Earn Your Nursing Degree at Fortis!
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Grand Prairie
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  • Training students for careers in the allied health field since 1994.
  • Recognized on the 2015 Military Friendly Schools List for accommodating military service members, veterans, and their spouses as students.
  • Has a MyUMA mobile app that provides classroom content, learning resources, grades, news, and more.
  • Offers no-charge SOAR Student Assistance for any problems concerning behavioral health, well-being, and/or academic performance.
  • Accredited by Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools (ABHES).
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Clearwater
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  • Exciting training programs focused on Massage, Makeup, and Skin Care
  • ACCSC accredited with 3 Florida campuses in Miami, Orlando, & Ft. Lauderdale
  • Convenient day & evening classes available for students with busy schedules
  • Career services assistance is provided to graduates throughout their careers
  • Graduates work for many of the top massage & spa industry employers in the nation
  • Classes start November 13!
     
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Pompano Beach
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  • Began in 1899 as Draughon’s Practical Business College.
  • Features campuses that are heavily engaged in their respective communities, providing professional service from students and faculty.
  • Offers financial aid, scholarships, and counseling for both active and post-duty military students.
  • Has 15 campuses across the United States, as well as 4 art institutes in North Carolina and Texas.
  • Accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC).
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Tampa
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  • Providing cosmetology training in Florida for over 35 years. 
  • Stands as a Redken Premier School with qualified instructors who have Redken professional training and salon experience.
  • Allows students to practice their skills with top Redken products.
  • Has full-service salons run by students available at both campus locations.
  • Offers career placement help for students, and regularly holds recruitment events for employers.
  • Accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC).
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Fort Myers
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  • Founded in 1974, HI has educated thousands of successful cosmetologists
  • Offers career readiness courses along with excellent lifetime careers services
  • Hollywood Institute is NACCAS accredited with 3 convenient Florida campuses
  • FDVA & SAA approved veterans program along with continuing education courses
  • HI is proud to offer many financial aid opportunities to qualified applicants
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Casselberry
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As a student at Southeastern College, you will gain the training, skills, and knowledge you need to prepare for a rewarding career.

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West Palm Beach
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More Florida Respiratory Therapy Schools

2016 Occupational Employment Statistics, Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, BLS.gov

School Name
Campus
Highest Award
Enrolled
Fort Lauderdale
Associate
31,730
Daytona Beach
Bachelor
13,675
Fort Myers
Bachelor
11,369
Tallahassee
Masters & First Professional
11,562
Jacksonville
Bachelor
24,939
Panama City
Associate
5,758
Tampa
Associate
22,621
Fort Pierce
Bachelor
14,932
Bradenton
Associate
9,869
Miami
Bachelor
54,094
Lake Worth
Associate
22,881
Winter Haven
Associate
7,757
Palatka
Associate
5,111
Gainesville
Associate
14,824
Sanford
Associate
12,745
Clearwater
Bachelor
25,450
Tallahassee
Associate
13,776
Orlando
Doctorate
48,398
Orlando
Associate
32,870

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Respiratory Therapists

The map below shows job statistics for the career type by metro area, for Florida. A table below the map shows job popularity and salaries across the state.

Metro Areas Rated for Popularity for:
Respiratory Therapists

Listed below are metro areas ranked by the popularity of jobs for Respiratory Therapists relative to the population of the city. Salary data was obtained from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

2016 Occupational Employment Statistics, Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, BLS.gov

Metro Area
Jobs
Annual Median Salary
Jacksonville 660 $52,470
Cape Coral-Fort Myers 460 $56,800
Crestview-Fort Walton Beach-Destin 70 $49,380
Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach 230 $54,280
Gainesville 320 $49,480
Lakeland-Winter Haven 210 $55,990
Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach 2790 $56,540
Naples-Immokalee-Marco Island 90 $55,240
North Port-Sarasota-Bradenton 290 $59,790
Ocala 120 $53,740
Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford 950 $58,260
Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville 170 $54,550
Panama City 100 $51,610
Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent 250 $52,280
Port St. Lucie 110 $59,940
Sebastian-Vero Beach 50 $
Tallahassee 140 $55,450
Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater 1200 $59,300

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